Casa Tagumerche

General information

Brief description of organisation

Our mission and values:
- to create an environment and offer the facilities for creative work, integrated with the natural surroundings and community, a place to experience new perspectives.
- to promote international collaboration and networking, to bring together people from all countries.
- to provide and and improve a place where representatives of all disciplines and cultures can leave their usual comfort zone and meet each other as a source of mutual inspiration.
- to embrace and emphasize the experimental, the unsure, the insecure, the undefined and unexpected states of creativity.

We do not insist on a final exhibition at the end of one’s stay, but we would like that participants present a small talk about their work and practice.
We are connected to La Gomera´s wide artists community, so we are happy to introduce participants to local artists and support them for organizing an exhibition.
Participants are also invited and encouraged to leave images or a video presentation or testimonials on Casa Tagumerche´s website or a link to their own website.

Organisation founded in

2015

Brief description of residency program

Casa Tagumerche is a creative residency designed to support dedicated artists and writers seeking a private space in an spectacular environment to generate new ideas, complete projects, or make artistic connections.

Located in La Gomera´s fantastic landscape between mountains and the Atlantic ocean we provide a house, a separate guest house and a painter´s studio, surrounded by a large garden. With our untreated water, many fruits from the garden and the photovoltaic system we try to keep our ecological footprint on the island as small as possible

Residency program since

2015

Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Literature
  • New Media
  • Painting
Type of organisation
  • Independent Association/Foundation

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • 2 weeks
Number of artists resident at one time

5

Companions allowed
  • Children
  • Partners
Grants available

We offer a few possibilities for grants. If you make Casa Tagumerche a proposal for site specific work that we consider a valuable contribution then we will think about a grant. Looking forward to get interesting ideas!

Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Housing
  • Supplies
  • Food
Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
Application who/how

Application by Mail

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency

Setting

Rural

Resources
  • Internet Connection
  • Library
  • Kitchen
  • Painter´s studio, workdesks in several rooms and in the garden
Number of studios

1

Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

Accomodation
  • Private Room
  • Shared Room
Working language(s)
  • English
  • German
Other activities happening at the space
  • Workshops
  • Presentation

How to reach

By car

Find a flight to Tenerife South, take a taxi to the harbour in Los Cristianos. A ferry to La Gomera/San Sebastian needs one hour. From the harbour to the residence it´s about 70 minutes by car.
We will support you and help you arranging the most convenient and safe trip.

Nearest airport

Tenerife South

Contact information

Casa Tagumerche
Casa Tagumerche, Barranco del Mono s. n.
38852 Alojera, La Gomera, Canary Islands
Spain

hola@casa-tagumerche.com
http://www.casa-tagumerche.com

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